Figure 8.9 Gross enrolment ratio in pre-primary education, 2000–2017
CHAPTER 8 EDUCATION AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT
Sources: Ministry of Education, Essential Statistical Analysis of Education Development in China, 2001–2018
The gross enrolment ratio in the three-year pre-primary education37 has been steadily growing – exceeding 50 per cent in 2009 and reaching 79.6 per cent in 2017. According to the Thirteenth Five-Year Plan on National Education Development, this ratio should reach 85 per cent by 2020.